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  • Air Force Marathon: Did you know?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Not a runner?Doesn’t matter! You don’t have to be a runner to attend the Air Force Marathon’s Health & Fitness Expo on Sept. 15-16. Come out and visit one of the many vendors, ranging from marathons to parks and recreation — and grab some freebies while you

  • Longtime participant carries on with stride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Delores Sampson has been participating in the Air Force Marathon for about 10 years, competing in the 5K and 10K each time. Now set to turn 81 in December, she doesn’t have any plans to give it up.“Even before the Air Force Marathon, I was always a walker,”

  • Virtual or not, Air Force Marathon still a big draw

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- According to popular running websites, only 1% of the U.S. population has ever completed a 26.2-mile marathon, and those who do finish the race with an average time of 4 hours and 45 minutes.Bill Neitzke, the 88th Air Base Wing’s safety director, is among

  • Virtual Air Force Marathon Packets ready for pick-up

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Virtual participants of the 25th Air Force Marathon can pick up 2021 race packet and premiums Friday, Sept. 17, noon-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 18, 8 a.m.-noon at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.Participant packets will be located outside

  • Air Force Marathon goes virtual again for 2021

    Air Force Marathon participants pick up their race packets and shop for merchandise at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force air park Sept. 17, 2021, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Due to increasing COVID-19 numbers, the marathon was forced to go to a virtual format again this year.

  • Air Force Marathon goes virtual

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE - Due to increased COVID-19 transmission rates both locally and statewide, the Air Force Marathon has transitioned into a virtual-only event.“Teammates, I didn’t make this decision lightly — we wrestled with this quite a bit, but know that we are trying to keep your

  • NEWS RELEASE: Air Force Marathon prices increase March 8

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Participants of the Air Force Marathon can save a little money on registration this year if registered by March 8, when the second price increase will occur.As this year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Air Force Marathon, race director Brandon Hough is ready